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Windows 7: Windows 7 RTM rearm quirk

12 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 RTM rearm quirk

I wanted to test the rearm option to extend my Windows 7 RTM trial period.

I found all kinds of tutorials but the easiest one I found was

Open CMD with Admin rights
Go to C:\Windows\System32
Type slmgr.vbs –rearm
Restart after prompt of sucess

This didn’t work and it complained about the parameter after slmgr.vbs

So the solution was
slmgr.vbs /rearm
to check after rebooting
slmgr.vbs /dlv

Did MS changed that?


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12 Aug 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jnetty,

This can help with this for you.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-120-days.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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12 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Why do I need to do that though if just typing "slmgr.vbs /rearm" did the trick.

I'm just pointing out that -rearm didn't work but /rearm worked with RTM.
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